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Will California raise the smoking age to 21?

Will California raise the smoking age to 21?

According to the California Department of Public Health, 13.8% of high school students in California smoke cigarettes. SB 151 is a bill that was created by Senator Ed Hernandez and was passed June 2nd of this year to raise the legal smoking age to 21 in California.  If signed into law by the governor, California would be the...

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Sacramento French Film Festival and  California Stage  Wednesday 5pm on LiveWire! 

Jun 16, 2015
Sacramento French Film Festival and  California Stage  Wednesday 5pm on LiveWire! 

LiveWire welcomes back Cecile Downs from the Sacramento French Film Festival who will be kicking off their event this Friday. Also coming in is Nick Cronenwett from the Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen to share with the audience what they do at this local nonprofit organization.   The SFFF, organized by the Sacramento French Cultural Society,...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: RIP – Chef’s Olive Mix on L Street Has Closed

Jun 15, 2015

Chef's Olive Mix's new second location at 1019 L Street has closed, but its Old Sacramento location remains open. In a short interview over the weekend, owner Lisa Psakaly said that the location was forced to close due to regulatory...

Cowtown Eats
Bikes, Brews and Dudes at Zuda Yoga on Tuesday

Jun 15, 2015

If you live in midtown, you've either been to Zuda Yoga or have a half dozen friends who swear by the place. But their clientele is decidedly more female than male, so they're spending the month of June appealing to...

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Teens Learn TV Production for Big Event Coverage

Jun 15, 2015
Teens Learn TV Production for Big Event Coverage

Commentary and Report by Bill Bronston, MD. Nine Youth Broadcasting and Media Association (YBAMA) members from Grant, Bear River, Cosumnes Oaks, Natomas Charter, Mesa Verde and Christian Brothers high schools are being trained to use the Access Sacramento remote video broadcast truck. There was a lot of necessary explanations to describe what an industry...

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Upcoming Town Hall Seeks to Education Public on Fraud, Scams

Jun 15, 2015
Upcoming Town Hall Seeks to Education Public on Fraud, Scams

“One of the best ways to fight and stop fraud is to shine a light on it. Educate citizens about the tactics scammers are currently using and what steps citizens can take to protect themselves.” This advice comes from Kenny Ehrman of the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association Fraternity of Police. Ehrman will be...

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Dining News: Owner of Izakaya Daikoku Changes Restaurant Concept, Sells Akebono

Jun 14, 2015

Izakaya Daikoku has closed and will become Ramen House Raijin, according to a sign posted on their door Saturday afternoon. (H/T to Chris Macias, who first posted on Twitter that something was up with the restaurant.) Ramen House Raijin should...

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LGBTQ foster parents wanted

Jun 13, 2015
LGBTQ foster parents wanted

With Caitlyn Jenner recently on the front of many magazine covers, many Americans have come to have a new understanding of the transgender community, and all people who are qualified as LGBT or Q. Even so, organizations in our area have had trouble finding proper placement for LGBTQ foster youth. Just in time for...

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Cowtown Eats
15 Most Popular Cowtown Eats Posts of May 2015

Jun 12, 2015

The top 15 most popular posts (separate from the Top 15 Happy Hours list) of May 2015 were: 32 Sacramento Restaurants Opening in 2015 13 Places to Get Bottomless Mimosas in Sacramento Dining News: RIP Gatsby's Diner (From March 2014)...

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Dining News: Iron Horse Tavern Sets Opening Date

Jun 11, 2015

Iron Horse Tavern, by the Wong Brothers, owners of Cafeteria 15L and The Mix, will open to the public on June 18, reports Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal. Among the other details she's unearthed: "The Wong brothers spent more...

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